• October 1, 2010

    Grassroots Montessori

    Montessori Life/Fall 2010 In 2002, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) adopted a policy committing itself to develop all schools in the district as community learning centers. The district was beginning a billion dollar Facilities Master Plan to rebuild and renovate all… Read More

  • September 10, 2010

    Our Community, Our Kids, Our Future

    Soapbox Cincinnati/ September 10, 2010 Cincinnati Public Schools is creating campuses that strengthen the link between schools and communities. These schools, known as Community Learning Centers (CLC), act as hubs for community services, providing access for students and families to… Read More

  • July 20, 2010

    Developing Model for University-Assisted Community Schools

    University of Pennsylvania/Summer 2010 “An Appreciation and a Selective Enhancement of the Developing Model for University-Assisted Community Schools by Hal Lawson” It is timely to complete an appreciation of university-assisted community schools because what was once a compelling idea has… Read More

  • July 19, 2010

    Marty Blank Responds

    National Journal/July 19, 2010 In a speech delivered to the NAACP last week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for parents and communities to play a more formal role in the tough work of turning around chronically underperforming schools. Read Read More